Posts Tagged ‘box office report’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Force Awakens” Shreds the Record Books

  There was never any doubt that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Lucasfilm/Disney) was going to be huge.  The issue was almost existential:  how big was it possible for a December opening to be, when the month–which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “In the Heart Of the Sea” Founders As Audiences Await The Force

  Tossing IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (Village Roadshow/Warners) onto what is historically one of the weakest box office weekends of the year–and this year also just days ahead of the arrival of cinema’s Death Star...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6/21/15

  OPENINGS:  INSIDE OUT (Pixar/Disney) had the largest opening for an animated non-sequel ever at $91.1M.  (Disney is claiming a slightly more abstract record as well, the largest opening for a film that isn’t base...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Inside Out” Takes The Day, But “Jurassic” Lies In Wait

  INSIDE OUT (Pixar/Disney) is in line for the biggest non-sequel opening in the history of animation.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have it winning Friday with $32.8M (that includes $3.7M from Thursday night), on its ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Cinderella” On Its Way To A Fairy Tale Weekend

  CINDERELLA (Disney) had an enchanted Friday, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, with $23M (that includes $2.3M from Thursday night), and since its target audience is all about weekend matinees, it should be at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “American Sniper” Takes Out the Competition

  OPENINGS:  Even though it technically opened last year, 2015 has its first blockbuster hit with AMERICAN SNIPER (Warners/Village Roadshow).  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Clint Eastwood’s newly-mi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: “Turtles” Keep the Lead

  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (Paramount) held very well on its second day of release, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline and elsewhere.  Its Day 2 drop was in the neighborhood of 15%, which is about as well as...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 9/1/13

  Even though Labor Day Weekend is historically slow at the multiplex, the Monday holiday still boosted the Sunday takings for most titles. OPENINGS:  Frontloading 101:  on Thursday night/Friday, ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS U...
by Mitch Salem